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Opposition leaders criticize federal budget over pharmacare, old age security

Opposition leaders criticize federal budget over pharmacare, old age security

OTTAWA — Federal opposition leaders are criticizing the Liberal government's first budget in two years for omitting pharmacare, failing to adequately boost old age security and not speeding up the pace of vaccinations.
Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

NEW YORK — Scott Rudin says he's “stepping back” from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry's most powerful and prolific producers following renewed accusation

People under 30 should get routine chlamydia and gonorrhea testing, says task force

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is recommending that routine screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea be extended to sexually active people under age 30.
Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

NEW YORK — Dogecoin had its day.
Searchlight Pictures chairs Nancy Utley, Steve Gilula retire

Searchlight Pictures chairs Nancy Utley, Steve Gilula retire

Veteran film executives Nancy Utley and Steve Gilula who in their two decades at Searchlight Pictures oversaw the releases of major hits including “Juno,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” “Little Miss Sunshine” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” are retiring.
Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies

Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies

NEW YORK — Jim Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf's bestselling “Bat Out Of Hell" debut album as well as hits for Celine Dion, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler, has died, his brother said. He was 73.
Also roaring back from pandemic: earth-warming emissions

Also roaring back from pandemic: earth-warming emissions

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Global warming emissions are expected to spike this year as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and economies begin to recover. Worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could surge by 1.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Ocean Prey by John Sandford - 9780593087039 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. The Devil’s Hand by Jack Carr - 9781982123765 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 3.

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. Nobody 2. Promising Young Woman 3. City of Lies 4. The Courier (2021) 5. News of the World 6. Wonder Woman 1984 7. Breach 8. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar 9. Raya and the Last Dragon 10.
Arizona third-grader holds food drives to help in pandemic

Arizona third-grader holds food drives to help in pandemic

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Neighbours walked by during their morning stroll, passing families waved from their bikes and drivers slowed down long enough to read the hand-drawn sign — “Dylan's Food Drive.